Canadian Tick-borne Illness Research 2010-Present

Please note that while summaries of the journal articles listed below are fairly universally accessible by members of the public, full text access often (though not always) requires a fee and/or account.

If you are aware of any Canadian research into ticks or tick-borne illnesses that should be included below, please send me an email and include whatever details you have.

Last updated: Aug 1, 2020

Found 380 results
2018
Wills MKB, Kirby AM, and Lloyd VK, Detecting the lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in ticks using nested PCR, Journal of Visualized Experiments, vol. 2018, no. 132, 2018.
Middelveen MJ, Cruz ID, Fesler MC, Stricker RB, and Shah JS, Detection of tick-borne infection in Morgellons disease patients by serological and molecular techniques, Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol, vol. 11, pp. 561-569, 2018.
Schillberg E, Lunny D, Lindsay LR, Nelder MP, Russell C, Mackie M, Coats D, and Berry A, Distribution of Ixodes scapularis in Northwestern Ontario: Results from Active and Passive Surveillance Activities in the Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, vol. 15, no. 10, 2018.
Bowser NH and Anderson NE, Dogs (Canis familiaris) as Sentinels for Human Infectious Disease and Application to Canadian Populations: A Systematic Review, Vet. Sci, vol. 5, no. 4, 2018.
Fournet F, Jourdain F, Bonnet E, Degroote S, and Ridde V, Effective surveillance systems for vector-borne diseases in urban settings and translation of the data into action: a scoping review., Infect Dis Poverty, vol. 7, p. 99, 2018.
Li DQ and Choudhry N, En Face OCT in Lyme Uveitis, Ophthalmol Retina, vol. 2, no. 7, p. 725, 2018.
Mechai S, Margos G, Feil EJ, Lindsay LR, Michel P, Kotchiba SO, and Ogden NH, Evidence for an effect of landscape connectivity on Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto dispersion in a zone of range expansion, Ticks & Tick-borne Diseases, vol. 9, no. 6, 2018.
Ogden NH, Pang G, Ginsberg HS, Hickling GJ, Burke RL, Beati L, and Tsao JI, Evidence for Geographic Variation in Life-Cycle Processes Affecting Phenology of the Lyme Disease Vector Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States, J Med Entomol, vol. 55, no. 6, 2018.
Gasmi S, Bouchard C, Ogden NH, Adam-Poupart A, Pelcat Y, Rees EE, Milord F, Leighton P, Lindsay LR, Koffi JK, and Thivierge K, Evidence for increasing densities and geographic ranges of tick species of public health significance other than Ixodes scapularis in Québec, Canada, PLoS ONE, vol. 13, no. 8, 2018.
McVea DA, Himsworth CG, Lindsay LR, Patrick DM, Kosoy M, and Kerr T, Exposure to Rats and Rat-Associated Leptospira and Bartonella Species Among People Who Use Drugs in an Impoverished, Inner-City Neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada., Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 2018.
Scott JD, Clark KL, Foley JE, Anderson JF, Bierman BC, and Durden LA, Extensive Distribution of the Lyme Disease Bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato, in Multiple Tick Species Parasitizing Avian and Mammalian Hosts across Canada, healthcare, vol. 6, no. 4, 2018.
Scott JD, Clark KL, Foley JE, Bierman BC, and Durden LA, Far-Reaching Dispersal of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato-Infected Blacklegged Ticks by Migratory Songbirds in Canada., Healthcare (Basel), vol. 6, no. 3, 2018.
Clow KM, Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, Russell CB, Michel P, Pearl DL, and Jardine CM, A field-based indicator for determining the likelihood of Ixodes scapularis establishment at sites in Ontario, Canada, PLoS One, vol. 13, no. 2, 2018.
Khatat SE, Culang D, and Gara-Boivin C, Granulocytic anaplasmosis in 2 dogs from Quebec, Can Vet J, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 663-667, 2018.
Patriquin G, Drebot MA, Cole T, Lindsay LR, Schleihauf E, Johnston BL, Dimitrova K, Traykova-Andonova M, Mask A, Haldane D, and Hatchette TF, High Seroprevalence of Jamestown Canyon Virus among Deer and Humans, Nova Scotia, Canada., Emerg Infect Dis., vol. 24, no. 1, 2018.
Kadkhoda K and Gretchen A, Higher Sensitivity of the recomLine Borrelia IgG Immunoblot Kit than of the Standard Lyme IgG Immunoblot Kit According to CDC Testing Criteria, J Clin Microbiol., vol. 56, no. 8, 2018.
Soucy JR, Slatculescu AM, Nyiraneza C, Ogden NH, Leighton PA, Kerr JT, and Kulkarni MA, High-Resolution Ecological Niche Modeling of Ixodes scapularis Ticks Based on Passive Surveillance Data at the Northern Frontier of Lyme Disease Emergence in North America, Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 235-242, 2018.
Scott JD and Scott CM, Human Babesiosis Caused by Babesia duncani Has Widespread Distribution across Canada., Healthcare (Basel), vol. 6, no. 2, 2018.
Edginton S, Guan TH, Evans G, and Srivastava S, Human granulocytic anaplasmosis acquired from a blacklegged tick in Ontario, CMAJ, vol. 190, 2018.
Lewis J and Lloyd VK, Identification of Borrelia bissettii in Ixodes scapularis ticks from New Brunswick, Canada., Can J Microbiol, 2018.

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